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Tax-smart investing: Control the type of income you earn

I miss my grandfather. He shared with me so many words of wisdom over the years.<p>He used say "Tim, before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes." That advice has come in handy over the …

The 5 Tools for Entrepreneurs on the Go

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For entrepreneurs, staying connected is no longer an advantage, but an absolute necessity. The structured 9-to-5 life is a thing of the past, and new digital capabilities have dramatically changed what we are expected to accomplish on any …

5 Must-Read Books for Every Entrepreneur This Summer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re on a plane traveling to your next meeting, taking vacation on the beach, or out on the prairie, there are five must-read books you need to bring with you. It’s a list of new bestsellers and old classics and, no matter the …

9 Steps to Get Your 'Social-Selling' Program Off the Ground

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>These days small businesses are being bombarded by consultants, pundits and thought leaders telling them they need to get their businesses on social media.<p>With hardly a moment passing where we aren’t told to follow something on Twitter or …

Social Media

Are these 7 home remodeling projects worth the money?

Slide 1 of 9<p>When I remodeled my house, I knew what I wanted: a bigger kitchen with room for two refrigerators, more family space and another bedroom. …

Real Estate

11 money-saving habits that can cost you

Trying to cut costs in your daily budget is a valiant — and often necessary — practice. A few dollars saved here and there can amount to a sizable …

Home Sweet Home

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>For those of us who can’t even keep succulents alive in our homes, magazines like ELLE DECOR induce us into a state …

10 Things to Do Every Workday

This list will help you get stuff done in and out of the office.<p>Ever feel as if, in the quest to get <i>everything</i> done, you're not quite doing enough?<p>For example, you've heard on various occasions (including once or twice from us) how important it is to keep in touch with former colleagues, whether …

12 Habits of Really Successful People (‘Mad Men’ Edition)

The world has changed radically, but some of the habits that led to success in the 1960s have timeless application today.<p>Years go by, fashion changes, but the things that really successful people do each day are timeless.<p>Here's a case in point: <i>Mad Men</i>, the hit television show about the partners and …

5 Easy Ways to Work Smarter, Not Longer

Working insanely long hours is doing you more harm than good. It's time to distance yourself from the cult of overwork--here's how.<p>You know what they call a Wall Street banker with an hour free from work? Unemployed. The assumption has been that if you're not at the grindstone all the time, you're …

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work

It's not difficult to experience more joy at work. You just need to know the rules.<p>A reader recently pointed me to some "rules for a happier life" that various folks have posted in various forms. Here's my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace:<p><b>1. Don't compare yourself to …

You've Never Seen a Business Card Like This Before

Let your failure flag fly: Serial entrepreneur Vance Patterson has a business card that reveals just how much he's learned the hard way.<p>Sure, you can make the case that business cards as the relic of a pre-wireless era.<p>But you can also argue that most entrepeneurs still use them. More importantly, …

40 Best Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Don't just read them. Live them, and make your dreams a reality.<p>Sometimes, all you need is a little push. A little nudge. A little burst of inspiration.<p>Here are 40.<p>Tweet 'em. Share 'em.<p>But most important, pick the one that makes your skin tingle, your heart race, your motor rev, and place it …

Networking No-No's: Never Do These 3 Things, Ever

Here's how you can create a positive, life-affirming moment instead of a scary, personality-scarring event.<p>Networking. Don’t you hate networking? Just the sound of the word makes my skin crawl. If you think networking can feel forced and insincere you aren't alone. But for many, it's a necessary …

Networking